From Young Lam, Hong Kong
This practice of homeopathy sprouted out of necessity and a natural passion really.
Blessed and cursed to be born as the love child (what a beautiful label?) between a conventional allopathic doctor and a woman whom I have put in plenty of effort to respect. I had the privilege to take sick leaves from school whenever I wanted to, and take as much medicine soon as I displayed any symptoms.
During the first 20 years of my life, Dr. Father had convinced me that Traditional Chinese medicine is akin to witchcraft, something to be ridiculed and who would ever imagine going to Hogwarts to become a witch? And what a beautiful joke God had played on me that I have become a homeopath today.
Since I can ever remember I started having such immense interests about nature, life science and the rules of nature etc. Since 12 years of age when all my classmates had their days off doing whatever children would do, I started being the receptionist of my father’s clinic, where I had the opportunity to watch people. I had noticed that most of the patients came in for the same drugs, most of them would visit for common cold and flu, while the older patients mainly asked for high blood pressure pills, I started wondering why people don’t get cured but kind of become enslaved to the drugs?
The thing that started hitting me was when I have entered secondary school, I started being aware of how different to everyone else I was, mainly how deeply dysfunctional my family situation was. From such morbid stress, I started to develop all sorts of allergies, severe acnes(+++), constipation, asthma, anxiety, insomnia, severe menstrual cramps, severe vertigo, suicidal thoughts, everyday I did not wish to wake up because there was such constant pain from head to toe, I couldn’t write anymore because the pain on the shoulders was so severe. Also daily screaming and abuse from my mother was the norm, I was about 14 when I started being aware of the tremendous stress of family situation, and how chaotic it was. It was a matter of survival to look for a solution. When, as a 12 year old daughter of an allopathic doctor, I told him that I was insomniac and screaming for help,--whenever, about to fall asleep, my shoulders would automatically rise and became frozen and I would stop breathing wake from suffocation, my all-knowing father and doctor gave the following diagnosis, “ You are just not exhausted enough to be able to sleep.” Such a comment was one my numerous epiphany moments, and I concluded that my father was equally if not more delusional as the other parent.
Fortunately, Dr. Father being mentally constipated still paid for school and food so I had the chance to become educated. I asked to become a Veterinarian in Australia mainly because I needed to be away from the hell I once called home.
Also at some point I decided I would rather die than taking one more allopathic drugs, antihistamines, cortisone cream, ventilin. The asthma was so bad I had to take the inhaler 6 times per day, and of course my very wise Dr. Father suggested I should take the steroid puff, again, fortunately, I had access to all the leaflets that come with the drugs, I used to read them all the time when I was bored. I found the leaflets rather interesting. First of all, I wondered why every box says red bold capital letters POISON, and when I read the steroid inhaler leaflet, I can still remember that it says, “suppresses the immunity....... side effects include decreased immunity, oral thrush.......” I looked up the image of oral thrush and I said to father, sorry I don’t think this is working out, I’d rather die than having oral thrush. Since at a young age I had the ability to discern about cost effectiveness even during my sickest and most damaged hours.
Then, the time came I caught a cold/ bronchitis for 3 months in Brisbane where I refused to take any allopathic drugs, and after that I noticed the asthma had disappeared! Breathing is one of those things that you don’t appreciate when you have it all day, but if it was gone for one minute you would really pay attention. And for the first time I realised I didn’t need all these drugs after all! I just needed to be away from a morbid stress.
Then I realised Vet science wasn’t for me, it was not the way I imagined to hang around the zoo all day at all, so I just stayed in biomedical science. Then it all started in Melbourne plaza, I walked pass this TCM shop in Melbourne to give Chinese massage, by then my arm had mostly stopped working I could only type on the computer, and I tried the acupressure massage and suddenly I had no pain for 3 days, so all of sudden I saw hope in life! The doctor suggested that I should take herbs and acupuncture to see better results, so I allowed acupuncture because I absolutely abhorred the idea of any more chemical medication in this life time. And to my surprise I had no pain in the muscles after one hour of massage!! And I asked if Sam could do something for the severe acne, and of course miraculously the acne too disappeared 90% in less than one month! Therefore, I understood that my father had lied to me all my life from age zero to 20! I felt I was wasting my time in Australia, and I should become a TCM practitioner instead!
So I returned home and was accepted by Hong Kong University to study Traditional Chinese medicine. Still I couldn’t find a cure and I could no longer tolerate the stress of the families and I figured I will never make it as a good TCM doctor and still I could not find cure for all my own health problems and the general problems in life after one year. I decided I am not going to get myself in huge debt for something I do not believe in so I started looking for jobs and pay for my own life and hopefully get out of hell home ASAP.
Basically, please name it I have tried it, massage, yoga, fasting for one week, meditation, herbs, acupuncture, veganism, healing, reiki, colonic irrigation, all sorts of strange diets, drinking a glass of olive oil, pray to God for 2 hours each day etc. Even with homeopathy I had spent about 3 years to finally find the person who led to my cure.
I have no words to describe the joy to have found the cure after 20 years. I took one dose of ignatia 50M and have become free.
Since then, I have established a great level of physical and emotional health, never before during 10 years I could stay in one job, for the first time in life I stayed in one job for 2 years. Before, I never stayed in the same job for more than 3 months; not to mention the glowing face as the moon plus a perfectly fit body these days!
Let me highlight a few personal experiences that demonstrate homeopathy have had a tremendous positive effect on my life:
1. I stopped to fall over and over again for “the wrong person”, no more toxic romantic relationships, I start to have the strength to protect myself;
2. I stayed in the same job since two years. Never before had I such discernment to pick a suitable career nor a good level of emotional stability to stay in the same job for more than 3 months;
3. I took the courage to move out of a highly dysfunctional home, where daily abuse and screaming was the norm and I am happy and proud to be able to afford my own space in a very expensive city. Hong Kong is such a highly stressful city, where on average there are two successful suicides per day;
4. I had the courage to call the wife of my father and my half-brother, whom I never met in person, basically I asked them what was wrong with them all, and what exactly was the family situation. Since 30 years, my father sort of tried to hide me under the table, and have convinced me that it was my fault to be illegitimate, I have confirmed that the wife and the brother do not wish me to be part of their lives, so I respected that, I left and never looked back and have remained calm and hold little grudges, I impressed myself with such a level of confidence displayed;
5. I have completed the 2 two-year course on Homeopathy, never before I had such emotional stability to complete a course;
6. Physically I am very fit, I can run 10 kilometres at any time and leg press 200kg quite easily these days, compared to the mess I was before, suffocating after 30 seconds of jogging, catching colds about once a month;
And the list can just go on and on. I have had some extreme experiences, but I am glad about them these days, because I can be absolutely not bothered if doctor father or any other atheists attempt to theorize that the “placebos” have worked very well for me. Objectively speaking, any average person that have been through such constant level of stresses typically would not survive without being mentally deranged. As a matter of fact, two of my half-siblings out of 10 have each attempted suicide more than once and one out of ten has past-away in his thirties from leukaemia; fortunately, one out of ten have found homeopathy and have become a free, happy and productive member of the society.
I have also treated dogs with great results, there are no doubts that homeopathy works, and if homeopathy works as placebos, why haven’t the amazing regular doctors made more placebos already?
Other than being immersed in the world of biomedical science since I can ever remember, I have completed the full course on classical homeopathy by the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy (Alonissos, Greece) by George Vithoulkas in 2019. The results of good homeopathy following the original teaching of Hahnemann and Kent are simply astounding!
Finally I have found the cure to gain a good balance in health, I have enough energy to be away from hell home and have found freedom in the body and the spirit. In the cruel Hong Kong City with little space or sympathy for even regular humans, forget about the illegitimate child of two lower class persons. Life was not born great, it had been a huge struggle and I am so proud that I have made it!
Only since 2018 I can feel really alive and I treasure every second of it, it is as if I was put in jail for no reasons since birth and finally I am free at age 30! And the journey has just begun! I have solved major human problems in life for myself, with great success, by following a solid repeatable method, and it is only natural and exciting to share this knowledge and experience with whomever is ready to stop suffering and really begin living instead of dying.
Much love :)